America owes thanks to Brett Kavanaugh and his family for standing up to the rabble and fascism of the left when he faced-down the lies Senate Democrats told about him last week, and we wish him congratulations for his elevation to the Supreme Court of the United States. This would be an "extraordinary violation of constitutional and political norms" and is unlikely, but the pressure may "make some of the conservative justices more cautious" on future rulings.
"Seventy-two percent of voters who are very angry about the treatment of Kavanaugh are more likely to vote in the upcoming elections."
Hirono said she was not concerned about a backlash from Democratic voters if the deal appears favorable to Republicans.
Democratic Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, heading up his caucus' campaign efforts, said with three competitive congressional races that overlap with several legislative districts there's "even more voter enthusiasm for showing up and casting their ballots".
Kavanaugh was narrowly confirmed in the Senate by a vote of 50 to 48. Henderson said they all relate to the hearings, not to his conduct as a judge. "If we lose the majority in the House, which is always a possibility, we will probably just have to fight it out and it's a shame". Democrats may win both bodies of Congress, or Republicans could win both.
Among the handful of senators who missed the day's votes were Democrats Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Bill Nelson of Florida, who face tough re-election races, and Florida Republican Marco Rubio.
It is not clear whether the fallout from the Kavanaugh confirmation battle is propelling the Republican momentum in these states, but a lot of party officials believe it is. Numerous most contested House races are in suburban districts where women voters will play a pivotal role, according to Jim Kessler with the center-left group Third Way.
CNN legal analyst Joan Biskupic said Brett Kavanaugh would be "changing the law of the land" for the next 20 years as the newest Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
"Yesterday they were talking about impeaching Judge Kavanaugh", said Trump expressing shock over the talk.
The election may turn on whether the president's loyal base of supporters can withstand a big turnout of opposition Democrats and independents looking to send Trump a message November 6. Jim began his VOA career with the English to Africa Service in 1983.